Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Boating Division

Recruitment #220425-3492VR-002


The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is charged with conserving, improving and protecting the natural resources and the environment of the state of Connecticut as well as making cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state. The agency is also committed to playing a positive role in rebuilding Connecticut’s economy and creating jobs and to fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future for the state.

Are you a boating enthusiast and enjoy working with the public?

We are hiring a Clean Vessel Act (CVA) Inspector this season at our Old Lyme, CT location! 


Location: The duty station will be the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) Marine Headquarters located at 333 Ferry Road in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

Schedule: Thirty-five (35) hours per week. A typical work week is Monday through Friday.

Anticipated Duration: The position will be available from April through October. 

Salary: Depending on education and experience. No benefits.

Other: Must have a valid driver’s license and Certificate of Personal Watercraft or Safe Boating Certificate. Must be proficient with general word processing software, and have experience using Access and Excel. Familiarity with recreational boating and marina operations and general knowledge of sanitary pumpout facility operations is desired.      

For technical support regarding the filing of your application in JobAps, please contact: Mackenzie.Coleman@CT.Gov

For questions specific to this position, please contact: Kate Hughes Brown, Kate.Brown@CT.Gov, 860.434.8638

CT DEEP encourages you to consider applying for seasonal opportunities at alternate locations as your application is under review.

Learn more from our seasonal DEEP staff: 


Selection Plan

This is a non-competitive recruitment, open to the public.


  • Candidates must be comfortable with conducting independent field work, must have a valid driver’s license and must be able to communicate effectively with marina owners and dock staff. 
  • Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.


  • Complete a Master Application and directly apply to this recruitment.
  • In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut.


  • The recruitment process may take several months. Due to volume, we are unable to give individual application updates. We encourage applicants to review their application status via their Personal Status Board on JobAps.
  • Please regularly check your email for notifications (be sure to check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.) 


In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, as a limited duration employee, performs one or more of a variety of tasks and assigned duties of a seasonal nature.


  • Inspection of all existing and proposed pumpout facilities and pumpout vessels in Connecticut;
  • Entering inspection and other data into the Clean Vessel Act database;
  • Assisting the BIG/CVA Program Coordinator with an annual solicitation of grant applications and preparation of the federal grant application;
  • Assisting with the review of grant applications during the competitive application process;
  • Reporting conditions at pumpout facilities which are not operating at optimal levels; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


Ability to follow instructions.


1. Incumbents in this class who are assigned as supervisors of small recreational units will perform emergency first aid as needed and will be required to obtain and retain a Basic First Aid Certificate.

2. Incumbents in this class may be required for certain positions to meet any of the following:

a. Proof of possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator license.

b. Possession of a valid license to apply pesticides.

c. College training in a specific field.

d. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification may be required by specific State facilities.

3. Incumbents performing lifeguard services must have and retain an American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguarding Certification (includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Basic First Aid). An EMT or MRT certification may be substituted for the CPR and First Aid requirements.


1. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain adequate physical strength and stamina to perform the duties of the class.

2. Incumbents performing lifeguard services must be able to demonstrate American Red Cross (ARC) waterfront lifeguarding swimming skills.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.